Just add Instagram: Bizcommunity + coffee = community - Bizcommunity.comOn behalf of Bizcommunity.com, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all the friendly and talented South African photographers who contributed over 500 entries in our recent Biz Breakfast and Breaking news competition. 26 Aug 2014 Read more >>

Bizcommunity announces new masthead interface - Bizcommunity.comFollowing on the positively received 2013 site design changes, today sees the launch of an improved masthead interface for Bizcommunity, designed to offer easier access to content across its 20 industry news portals. 18 Jun 2014 Read more >>

Biz's got talent! - Bizcommunity.com"It is this full spectrum of representation of the workforce in our region that makes up the dynamic Bizcommunity 'ecosystem', where every single entity counts in making up the whole." 12 Jun 2014 Read more >>

Give your piece a chance with a Biz Press Office - Bizcommunity.comAccording to ongoing research by UK-based CMO institute, confidence in the effectiveness of content marketing is spurring 60% of marketers to devote increased budgets to this form of promotion year-on-year. Here's why content marketing should be an integral part of a communications campaign strategy. 16 Apr 2014 Read more >>

What's new about Biz Ratecard 2014? - Bizcommunity.comThe Bizcommunity Ratecard has been redesigned to anticipate the specific needs of digital media planners, creatives and their agencies. 25 Feb 2014 Read more >>

Just because you're on holiday doesn't mean your target market is - Bizcommunity.comThe digital media never sleep. Content on Bizcommunity.com's industry web and mobisites is archived and accessible by our community and your prospective audiences 24/7, 365. 29 Nov 2013 Read more >>

Bizcommunity's new look lays foundation for future growth - Bizcommunity.comHaving leveraged its reputation as the business hub of choice for over a decade, attaining the status of South Africa's and Africa's largest online multi-industry news site, Bizcommunity.com today goes public with an upgraded interface. 16 Oct 2013 Read more >>

Get a mobile presence - Bizcommunity.comBizcommunity itself predates the mobile internet, but the Press Office product has been compatible with mobile since day one. Press releases appear in our industry portals in a mobile-friendly format, press office interfaces look great on mobile and we are in the process of upgrading our mobile interface for even greater engagement and accessibility. 2 Oct 2013 Read more >>

Get a Masters in Publicity - Bizcommunity.comOriginally the main function of the Press Office was as a simple conduit for company news and to distribute press releases, but since it has evolved and expanded into a hub where clients can monitor performance of their publicity and manage their recruitment advertising. It serves as an online facility for the managed distribution of news to other companies within a particular industry, a focus solely on business-to-business communications and lead generation. 27 Sep 2013 Read more >>

[BizRecruit] Active vs passive candidates - Bizcommunity.comBizcommunity.com recently held its first BizRecruit event for HR specialists, hosting Matthew Gray, client service director at Graylink, as guest speaker. Gray covered trends in corporate recruiting, the current recruitment landscape, and active vs passive candidates. 23 Sep 2013 Read more >>

A Bizcommunity Press office is the office that's open 24/7 - it speaks for you beyond office hours. Offering unlimited design options, a Biz Press Office is no longer just a conduit for company news releases, but can act and look like your real office, with gorgeous corporate visuals of interiors, your building, team and products, so prospects know who they are dealing with at a glance. Stills or animated mastheads can depict recent work, events or activations. 18 Sep 2013 Read more >>

Open for business - Bizcommunity.comHaving a Bizcommunity Press Office clearly communicates that your company means business. 11 Sep 2013 Read more >>

Calling all HR specialists, Bizcommunity.com launches recruitment event! - Bizcommunity.comBizcommunity.com is thrilled to invite you to attend its first recruitment event specifically intended for HR specialists, to be held in Cape Town this Thursday, 12 September. Guest speaker Matthew Gray will share insight on the recruitment industry in both the local and international capacity. 10 Sep 2013 Read more >>

Bizcommunity, Recruitgroup launch BizCareers Column - Bizcommunity.comThis week, Bizcommunity.com is proud to announce the expansion of the value and scope of our HR & Recruitment portal offering: in collaboration with Juliette Attwell of the Recruitgroup, we're launching a regular BizCareers Column that will offer sound recruitment advice for both job- and candidate-seekers. 17 Jul 2013 Read more >>

Bizcommunity's Robin Parker takes his leave - Bizcommunity.comBizcommunity's managing director, Robin Parker, has resigned his position after seven years at the helm. 4 Jun 2013 Read more >>

Introducing a must for any industry event - Biz Featured Events - Bizcommunity.comIn a virtual world, industry events, trade fairs and launches have become some of the most exciting ways of interfacing directly with customers, prospects and colleagues. There's nothing worse than planning an event, only to find it clashes with another in your industry! Now Bizcommunity allows you to plan, list and brand your promotional event - all in one go. 18 Apr 2013 Read more >>

If you're content, we're content - Bizcommunity.comContent strategists, bloggers, vloggers, citizen journalists, opinionistas - every day, advertorial and promotional initiatives are launched into a wider pool of competing content providers. Content is currently the word on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. 18 Mar 2013 Read more >>

Now on YouTube: Media Career Guide episode with Bizcommunity - Bizcommunity.comNow available for viewing on small screens everywhere, via Bizcommunity's YouTube channel, is the Media Career Guide TV interview with our editor-at-large, Simone Puterman, which flighted on SABC1 on 7 February 2013. [video] 8 Mar 2013 Read more >>

[2013 trends] Pdf of 2013 Biz Trends Report now available - Bizcommunity.comFinally, what you've all been waiting for! Bizcommunity.com's 2013 Biz Trends Report is now available for downloading in pdf format - and this year we've improved the quality for a better tablet experience! 13 Feb 2013 Read more >>

2012 Most Popular lists for Bizcommunity Retail - Bizcommunity.comHere they are, Bizcommunity.com Retail's 2012 lists of most popular articles and those that drew the most comment. 7 Jan 2013 Read more >>

2012 Most Popular lists for Bizcommunity Marketing & Media Africa - Bizcommunity.comHere they are, Bizcommunity.com Marketing & Media Africa's 2012 lists of most popular articles and those that drew the most comment as well as our most read contributors. 7 Jan 2013 Read more >>

2012 Most Popular lists for Bizcommunity Lifestyle - Bizcommunity.comHere they are, Bizcommunity.com Lifestyle's 2012 lists of most popular articles and contributors. 7 Jan 2013 Read more >>

Most Popular lists for 2012 for Bizcommunity Marketing & Media SA - Bizcommunity.comHere they are, Bizcommunity.com Marketing & Media South Africa's 2012 lists of most popular articles, those that drew the most comment, our most-read contributors, our most-visited galleries - and the ads from the Ornico Ad Showcase that got you voting. 4 Jan 2013 Read more >>

Bizcommunity.com partners up with Placement Partner recruitment software system - Bizcommunity.comBizcommunity.com is delighted to announce that we now offer integration with Placement Partner, a software system designed for recruitment companies to manage and store data relevant to every step of the recruitment process. Placement Partner is used by many of the most respected recruitment providers in South Africa every day to make successful placements, and is now integrated with Bizcommunity to allow recruiters easy management of the recruitment process. 23 Oct 2012 Read more >>

Our jobs portal - value for your money - Bizcommunity.comSince the very beginning, back in 2001, we at Bizcommunity.com have put you, our customers, clients and readers, first. And that is nowhere less true than in having industry jobs available on the site. 21 Sep 2012 Read more >>

Bizcommunity.com revamps recruitment business - Bizcommunity.comSince its launch in 2001, Bizcommunity has always seen the benefit for our readers of having industry jobs available on the site, as well as the benefit to companies looking for applicants and recruiters and recruitment agencies having a targeted audience pool to search for good quality applicants and CVs. 6 Aug 2012 Read more >>

What is the essence of Bizcommunity? #happybiz11 - Bizcommunity.comWhat has Bizcommunity.com meant to you over the years? For some, it has inspired new thinking in how to approach business; for others, it's been a priceless source of industry information; and for many, it has been a click away from a new career. 1 Aug 2012 Read more >>

Bizcommunity.com: 11 years of going for Gold... and winning it! - Bizcommunity.comAugust 2012 marks 11 years of Bizcommunity.com. Since its inception in 2001, Bizcommunity has expanded from a single marketing and media portal with a South Africa focus to a total of 35 industry-specific portals, each with various categories of defined interest. 1 Aug 2012 Read more >>

Robin ParkerBizcommunity has shown some signal improvement and expansions in the last year widening and growing audience on the back of numerous developments in new industries and social media opportunities. 2 Apr 2012 Read more >>

Bizcommunity.com wants to get in your head - Bizcommunity.comStarting today, Monday, 19 March 2012, we invite all our Bizcommunity.com readers to complete our reader survey so that we may understand your needs and continue to be your no. 1 source of daily B2B news and information. 19 Mar 2012 Read more >>

Online portals Bizcommunity.com and iafrica.com have joined forces to provide web users with a comprehensive offering of job opportunities. The Jobs Channel - jobs.iafrica.com - will offer users the opportunity to search for jobs across a range of industries in South Africa. 6 Mar 2012 Read more >>

2011 Most Popular lists for Bizcommunity Marketing & Media Africa - Bizcommunity.comHere they are, Bizcommunity.com Marketing & Media Africa's 2011 lists of most popular articles and those that drew the most comment. So, do you agree with the numbers - or do you have your favourites (and not-so-favourites)? 12 Dec 2011 Read more >>

Here they are, Bizcommunity.com Medical's 2011 lists of most popular articles. So, do you agree with the numbers - or do you have your favourites (and not-so-favourites)? 12 Dec 2011 Read more >>

2011 Most Popular lists for Bizcommunity Retail - Bizcommunity.comHere they are, Bizcommunity.com Retail's 2011 lists of most popular articles and those that drew the most comment. So, do you agree with the numbers - or do you have your favourites (and not-so-favourites)? 12 Dec 2011 Read more >>

2011 Most Popular lists for Bizcommunity Marketing & Media South Africa - Bizcommunity.comHere they are, Bizcommunity.com Marketing & Media South Africa's 2011 lists of most popular articles, those that drew the most comment, our most-read contributors, our most-visited galleries - and the ads from the Ornico Ad Showcase that got you voting. So? Do you agree with the numbers - or do you have your favourites (and not-so-favourites)? 12 Dec 2011 Read more >>

How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news - Bizcommunity.comBizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity. 3 Oct 2011 Read more >>

Robin ParkerSince its inception a decade ago, Bizcommunity.com's subscriber base to its popular newsletters has grown to 241 000 subscriptions across Marketing & Media South Africa and Africa, Retail and Medical. Subscriptions to the new portals before the launch last week were already in the tens of thousands without any active marketing - the power of content. 26 Sep 2011 Read more >>

Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters - Bizcommunity.comBizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from yesterday Tuesday, 20 September 2011. 20 Sep 2011 Read more >>

Bizcommunity.com makes three senior appointments - Bizcommunity.comBizcommunity.com has made three senior appointments as it begins to roll out its 2011 expansion strategy. 26 Apr 2011 Read more >>

Top 10 reads on Bizcommunity Africa for 2010 - Bizcommunity.comHere are the top ten most read articles on Bizcommunity Africa for 2010. The MTN Group had the South African public excited when they announced the Zakhele shares on offer and it seems Google are in for some stiff competition next year from social media giant, Facebook. The Loerie Awards made its annual splash this year while McDonald's looks to open restaurants in the economically recovering Zimbabwe. 13 Dec 2010 Read more >>

Strategic appointments at Bizcommunity.com - Bizcommunity.comIn order to maximise skills and talent in preparation for new developments at Bizcommunity.com, the management and staff complement in editorial, support and sales has been restructured. 18 Mar 2010 Read more >>

Friday the 13th was a lucky day, thanks to Bizcommunity - Bizcommunity.comThe Bizcommunity.com Readers Choice competition ended on 12 November, which meant that on the 13th we had to inform our voting winner. 16 Nov 2009 Read more >>

Spotlight on the youth market - Bizcommunity.comIn this month's edition of Street Grass, IG turns its attention towards three new developments "hot off the street" in the youth market. 2 Sep 2009 Read more >>

Instant Grass brings you another installment of Street Grass wherein we highlight what is happening within the youth market and why. 10 Jul 2009 Read more >>

Instant Grass is launching Street Grass, an ongoing micro-trend report based on Instant Grass' proprietary research methodology. 18 Jun 2009 Read more >>

Cape Town, South Africa - The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, an influential global peer-network of senior marketing executives, has announced the launch of an Africa chapter to be based in Cape Town, South Africa and led by Bizcommunity.com, which has more than 260 000 content subscribers in the region in the marketing industry. 16 Apr 2008 Read more >>

Early next month, legendary media commentator John Farquhar celebrates his 80th birthday and over 60 intensive years in advertising. Owlhurst Communications is once again coordinating an opportunity to honour and recognise this milestone in an iconic career and invites contributions from the industry. 20 Mar 2008 Read more >>

TABPI launches B2B editors' chapter for SA - Bizcommunity.comCLEVELAND, US: International business-to-business media organisation TABPI is funding the creation of a new B2B media professionals group in South Africa, which will serve as the organisation's first chapter outside of the US. TABPI South Africa will operate independently out of a base in Johannesburg and is being set up by joint co-ordinators, our very own Louise Marsland of Bizcommunity.com and Natalia Thomson of Now Media. 31 Jan 2008 Read more >>

Robin ParkerAs far back as 1996 at a Highway Africa conference at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, I outlined the journalist of the future. One working across multimedia platforms, easily able to circumvent government restrictions in times of turmoil or simply to prevent a curious world sneaking a peak at a dubious human rights record. Those days have arrived and are currently most clearly evident in the post-presidential election violence sweeping Kenya. 4 Jan 2008 Read more >>

Louise MarslandHasn't this been a year? Of highs and lows, nation-pride and change. It went so fast and was so incredibly busy, it's hard to remember everything that happened. So here is Bizcommunity.com's informal (and entirely subjective) list of the good, the bad and the ugly that was 2007. 14 Dec 2007 Read more >>

Top press offices for 2007 - Bizcommunity.comA press office on Bizcommunity.com is one of the best ways to showcase your brand activity, case studies and corporate news. And there're no surprises in our most read press office stories for 2007: money, sex and sport sells, even in business-to-business writing and reporting! 14 Dec 2007 Read more >>

Bizcommunity.com to launch radio directory - Bizcommunity.comBizcommunity.com is launching the first in its range of comprehensive directories aimed at improving online visibility for media and marketing companies. It will go live 1 February 2008. 26 Nov 2007 Read more >>

Mobiles will trigger digital economy boom on continent - Bizcommunity.comWeb access through mobiles will close the digital divide, says Robin Parker, MD of Bizcommunity.com Speaking at the PublishOnline conference held in Cape Town yesterday, Wednesday, 21 November 2007, Parker said lives will change drastically with the advent of smartphones. Phones of the future, he said, would be as fast and as capable as any laptop. 22 Nov 2007 Read more >>

Biz goes green for the Bokke! - Bizcommunity.comReaders may have noticed that Bizcommunity.com dropped our trademark red for Springbok green today to show our support for the Bokke on Saturday. We weren't the only ones, as South Africans around the country heeded the patriotic call and went green for the day. We have visuals… and sound! 19 Oct 2007 Read more >>

Bizcommunity adds 'afropolitan' insight to its content - Bizcommunity.comShiru Githiomi, MD of Human Element Inc, and one of the three originators of 'The Lifestyle SA Festival - Celebrating Black' will be writing a regular column for Bizcommunity.com on the so-called 'Black Diamond' market to aid marketers in engaging with the savvy, market-aware 'afropolitan consumer'. 16 Oct 2007 Read more >>

Louise MarslandThe organisation of the 29th annual Loeries on the ground this year was the most "slick and professional" operation in many years as Margate rolled out the red carpet and the weather played along, providing an oasis of warmth and sunlight from the weather-battered centres of Cape Town and Johannesburg. From a circus carnival atmosphere on the beachfront Sunday night courtesy of the SABC after party, to the Vodacom VIP lounge, the media centre at the Margate Hotel, to the Media24 Heat afterglow party Saturday night and the various private parties around town and brand activations, the organisation of the whole weekend was a significant success. 30 Jul 2007 Read more >>

Loeries blows into Margate - Bizcommunity.comGale force winds and storms in Jozi and Cape Town couldn't keep them away, as the annual Loerie circus flew into Margate Friday night/Saturday morning. By 10am, Saturday, 28 July 2007, the Margate beachfront was pumping with branded and blinged-out advertising folk, another species compared to the local population who have rolled out the welcome mats – more slick year on year. And this is despite having had to contend with a beached whale earlier this week, a swim ban due to the hundreds of sharks feeding on said whale, high winds which resulted in the awards tent being evacuated Friday night during rehearsals, and an awards results leak scandal which could cause Loerie MD Andrew Human to go grey prematurely. 28 Jul 2007 Read more >>

Louise MarslandIndia and Egypt led the international challenge at the Africa Big 7 retail trade expo which opened at Gallagher Estate, Midrand yesterday, Sunday, 15 July 2007, with large pavilions showcasing all number of products to African buyers and retailers. Bizcommunity.com also used the opportunity presented by the show to launch daily news into Africa with our new retail portal, http://www.bizcommunity.com. 16 Jul 2007 Read more >>

Retail therapy from Bizcommunity.com - Bizcommunity.comBizcommunity.com will be launching daily news for the African retailing community in respect of the consumer packaged goods industry this month. The official launch of the new portal for the retailing industry will take place at the Africa Big 7 retail trade expo at Gallagher Estate, Midrand, 15 – 17 July 2007. 9 Jul 2007 Read more >>

Design a Bizcomm Loerie tattoo! - Bizcommunity.comBizcommunity.com as usual will be at The Loerie Awards, 28 – 29 July 2007 in full force and styling this year with our mojo bloggers and regular vlogs. But we also need to look stylish and encourage the industry to participate in our mobile social media networking initiative: sending all your comments and pix via mobile phone to be loaded into our special Loerie blogs. So we're looking to all young designers out there to design a tattoo for us to distribute at Loeries in this fun interactive initiative. There's even a prize! 9 Jul 2007 Read more >>

Bizcommunity Africa now live - Bizcommunity.comLaunching into the English-speaking territories in Africa to start with, Bizcommunity.com today, Thursday, 15 March 2007, has gone live with www.www.bizcommunity.com in a total of 15 countries (including adjacent islands) that are deemed to be the prime movers in Africa north of South Africa. 15 Mar 2007 Read more >>

Bizcommunity.com launches into Africa - Bizcommunity.comAfter leading the South African business-to-business and online media in publishing daily news to the media, marketing and advertising community in South Africa, Bizcommunity.com is launching into Africa to provide our readers on the continent and advertisers with comprehensive and durable content country by country - adding to the 800 000 newsletters it already distributes monthly with SA-specific content in this industry. 12 Mar 2007 Read more >>

Bizcommunity creates hype - Bizcommunity.comBizcommunity.com partnered with mobile media specialists, Media Hype, in an innovative brand activation. Promoters, wearing Bizcommunity T-shirts, paraded around Margate beachfront with the Media Hype TV screens worn as backpacks, showing the latest photographs from around and about Loeries, set to music and interspersed with Bizcommunity branding. 17 Sep 2006 Read more >>

New Bizcommunity.com GM to spearhead growth - Bizcommunity.comTo meet growth objectives and brand consolidation, South Africa's leading online business-to-business media in the media, marketing, advertising and broader communications industries has appointed Robin Parker as general manager. 5 Jun 2006 Read more >>

Bizcommunity.com sets B2B publishing benchmarks at Loeries - Bizcommunity.comBizcommunity.com teamed up with Platypus Productions to bring news, views and images from Loeries 2005 in Margate, in unprecedented video format as well, in addition to reporting and photography. 16 Oct 2005 Read more >>

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